I am Guadalupe López-Íñiguez, a Spanish cellist, educator, and interdisciplinary researcher. Currently, I am Associate Professor of Music Education at the Sibelius Academy in Finland, where I lead research projects as a PI and supervise doctoral students. As an Academy of Finland Research Fellow, I focus on gifted education in music from the perspective of care.

In addition, I am Honorary Senior Fellow at Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in Australia. I also act as a member of the European Association of Conservatoires’ (AEC) Artists as Makers in Society project, and as a co-chair for the International Society for Music Education’s (ISME) Education of the Professional Musician Commission (CEPROM). I am Co-Editor in Chief of SAGE’s Spanish language Revista Internacional de Educación Musical.